Don’t Remove Ethiopia’s AGOA Trade Privileges
The Biden administration has threatened to end Addis Ababa’s eligibility under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Doing so would hurt the poor the most.
Biden’s Vague Muddle of a Trade Policy for China
The administration should stop agonizing over Beijing and focus on trade with everyone else instead.
China Wants to Join the Trade Pact Once Designed to Counter It
Beijing filed its formal application to join the CPTPP.
Kamala Harris’s Asia Trip Can’t Fix Biden’s Troubled Indo-Pacific Strategy
Lacking a serious vision for the region, the administration is aiming low.
China Is the Biggest Winner From Africa’s New Free Trade Bloc
AfCFTA was supposed to usher in a new era of continental trade and economic growth—but Beijing’s not letting that happen.
Free Trade Is Dead. Risky ‘Managed Trade’ Is Here.
The old trade order has gone out the window at breathtaking speed. What comes next is very slippery.
Bidenomics Is ‘America First’ With a Brain
Trump’s economic revolution is alive and well—and continuing in abler hands.
Across the North Korean Border in China, an Economic Winter That Never Ends
The pandemic killed hopes of a trade boom.
The Ever Given Crew Are Still Stuck at Sea
Here’s why and what their story means for other seafarers.
State Legislation Might Backfire on U.S.-China Relations
Beijing doesn’t understand local governments are independent of Washington.
Chile’s New Founding Mothers
Chile prepares to elect constitutional authors with 50 percent being women, a global milestone.
Trade Deals Primarily Promote Stability, Not Trade
And the new agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union does the opposite.
To Save American Prosperity, Renew Fast Track
Sure, everybody’s a protectionist now. But there’s a way to both protect U.S. workers and support free trade.
In Colombia, Free Trade Has Come With More Violence
Nearly a decade after signing a deal with the United States, the future in cities like Buenaventura looks worse and worse.
Big Agriculture Is Best
The United States’ industrialized food system moved millions of people out of poverty and is better for the environment, too.
Latin America’s COVID-19 Fiasco Is Also a Crisis of Regional Integration
A spat at Mercosur’s 30th birthday marked a low point for regional cooperation.